UPCOMING SCHEDULED MEETINGS

Board of Trustees Meeting; August 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM


AGENDA

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

Roses in Concrete Community School

13699 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA

August 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD BY PARENTS AND CITIZENS

The Roses in Concrete Community School (“School”) welcomes your participation at the School’s Board meetings.  The purpose of a public meeting of the Board of Trustees (“Board”) is to conduct the affairs of the School in public.  Your participation assures us of continuing community interest in our School.  To assist you in the ease of speaking/participating in our meetings, the following guidelines are provided:

1. Agendas are available to all audience members at the door to the meeting.

2. “Request to Speak” forms are available to all audience members who wish to speak on any agenda items or under the general category of “Oral Communications.”  “Oral Communications” is set aside for members of the audience to raise issues that are not specifically on the agenda.  However, due to public meeting laws, the Board can only listen to your issue, not respond or take action.  These presentations are limited to three (3) minutes and total time allotted to non-agenda items will not exceed fifteen (15) minutes.  The Board may give direction to staff to respond to your concern or you may be offered the option of returning with a citizen-requested item.

3. You may also complete a “Request to Speak” form to address the Board on Agenda items.  With regard to such agenda items, you may specify that agenda item on your “Request to Speak” form and you will be given an opportunity to speak for up to five (5) minutes when the Board discusses that item.

4. When addressing the Board, speakers are requested to state their name and address from the podium and adhere to the time limits set forth.

5. Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to all, or a majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 4551 Steele Street, Oakland, California.


I. PRELIMINARY (2 minutes)

A. CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Committee Chair at _______.

B. ROLL CALL

                                                              Present         Absent

Tonia Hsieh                                         ______            ______

Lauren Brady                                      ______            ______

Jeff Duncan-Andrade                       ______            ______

Pamala Noli                                        ______            ______

Serena Clayton                                   ______            ______

Mehrnaz Boroumand Smith            ______            ______

Bryan Brown                                       ______            ______

Brian Driscoll                                      ______            ______

Brian Feagans                                    ______            ______

Yusef Freeman                                    ______            ______

Kris Gutierrez                                     ______            ______

Michael Hsieh                                    ______            ______

Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales            ______            ______

II. PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS (15 minutes if needed)

A. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: Non-agenda items: no individual presentation shall be for more than three (3) minutes and the total time for this purpose shall not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. Ordinarily, Board members will not respond to presentations and no action can be taken.  However, the Board may give direction to staff following a presentation.

III. CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)

A.  Approval of Minutes: June Regular Meeting, June Special Meeting, (4) Governance Committee Meeting Minutes

B. Approval of Check Registers: January – May 2017

IV. CLOSED SESSION DISCUSSION ITEM

A. Employment Contract Approval

V. OPEN SESSION DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Board Chair Report

B. Finance Committee Report

C. Development Advisory Group Report

D. Facilities Advisory Group Report

  1. Summer Construction Update

E. Governance Committee Report

  1. Board 101
  2. Update on Handbooks
  3. Update on Interim Leadership Structure
  4. Head of School Search Update
  5. Board Self-Assessment Results
  6. Meeting Dates for 2017-2018

VI. ACTION ITEMS (20 minutes)

A. Approval of Employment Contracts

  1. Curriculum and Instruction
  2. Climate and Culture

B. Approval of Family Handbook

C. Approval of Staff Handbook

D. Approval of Discipline Policy

E. Approval of Interim Leadership Plan

F. Approval of Unaudited Actual Data for FY 16/17

G. Set and Approve Board Meeting Dates for 2017-2018

VII. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at _______.


This legislative body conducts business under the meeting requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act.

MEETING AGENDA & RELATED MATERIALS

Agendas for regular board meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Agendas for special meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Materials relating to an agenda topic that is a matter of public record in open session, will be made available for public inspection 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting, or, alternatively, when the materials are distributed to at least a majority of board members.

THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY

The Governing Board’s presiding officer reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS MAY BE MADE

Notice is hereby given that, consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, special presentations not mentioned in the agenda may be made at this meeting. However, any such presentation will be for information only.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by contacting Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information concerning this agenda or for materials relating to this meeting, please contact Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.


AGENDA

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Roses in Concrete Community School

4551 Steele Street, Oakland, California 94619

August 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD BY PARENTS AND CITIZENS

The Roses in Concrete Community School (“School”) welcomes your participation at the School’s Subcommittee meetings.  The purpose of a public meeting of the Board of Trustees (“Board”) is to conduct the affairs of the School in public.  Your participation assures us of continuing community interest in our School.  To assist you in the ease of speaking/participating in our meetings, the following guidelines are provided:

1. Agendas are available to all audience members at the door to the meeting.

2. “Request to Speak” forms are available to all audience members who wish to speak on any agenda items or under the general category of “Oral Communications.”  “Oral Communications” is set aside for members of the audience to raise issues that are not specifically on the agenda.  However, due to public meeting laws, the Board can only listen to your issue, not respond or take action.  These presentations are limited to three (3) minutes and total time allotted to non-agenda items will not exceed fifteen (15) minutes.  The Board may give direction to staff to respond to your concern or you may be offered the option of returning with a citizen-requested item.

3. You may also complete a “Request to Speak” form to address the Board on Agenda items.  With regard to such agenda items, you may specify that agenda item on your “Request to Speak” form and you will be given an opportunity to speak for up to five (5) minutes when the Board discusses that item.

4. When addressing the Board, speakers are requested to state their name and address from the podium and adhere to the time limits set forth.

5. Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to all, or a majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 4551 Steele Street, Oakland, California.


I. PRELIMINARY

A. CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Committee Chair at _______.

B. ROLL CALL

                                         Present         Absent

Tonia Hsieh                    ______            ______

Lauren Brady                 ______            ______

Jeff Duncan-Andrade   ______            ______

Pamala Noli                    ______            ______

Serena Clayton               ______            ______

II. PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

A. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: Non-agenda items: no individual presentation shall be for more than three (3) minutes and the total time for this purpose shall not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. Ordinarily, Board members will not respond to presentations and no action can be taken.  However, the Board may give direction to staff following a presentation.

III. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Review of School Handbooks

B. Discussion of Interim Leadership Plan

C. Planning for First Full Board Meeting on 8/24

D. Student Participation in Head of School Hiring Process

E. Revisit Checklist of Policies for Compliance

F. Website Update & Compliance

G. Board “Dashboard,” Google Drive & Permissions

H. Translation & Interpretation Plan

IV. ACTION ITEMS

A. Recommendation to the Board Regarding School Handbooks

B. Recommendation to the Board Regarding Interim Leadership Plan

C. Scheduling Governance Meetings

V. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at _______.


This legislative body conducts business under the meeting requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act.

MEETING AGENDA & RELATED MATERIALS

Agendas for regular board meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Agendas for special meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Materials relating to an agenda topic that is a matter of public record in open session, will be made available for public inspection 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting, or, alternatively, when the materials are distributed to at least a majority of board members.

THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY

The Governing Board’s presiding officer reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS MAY BE MADE

Notice is hereby given that, consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, special presentations not mentioned in the agenda may be made at this meeting. However, any such presentation will be for information only.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by contacting Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information concerning this agenda or for materials relating to this meeting, please contact Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.


AGENDA

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Roses in Concrete Community School

4551 Steele Street, Oakland, California 94619

August 8, 2017 at 5:00 PM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD BY PARENTS AND CITIZENS

The Roses in Concrete Community School (“School”) welcomes your participation at the School’s Subcommittee meetings.  The purpose of a public meeting of the Board of Trustees (“Board”) is to conduct the affairs of the School in public.  Your participation assures us of continuing community interest in our School.  To assist you in the ease of speaking/participating in our meetings, the following guidelines are provided:

1. Agendas are available to all audience members at the door to the meeting.

2. “Request to Speak” forms are available to all audience members who wish to speak on any agenda items or under the general category of “Oral Communications.”  “Oral Communications” is set aside for members of the audience to raise issues that are not specifically on the agenda.  However, due to public meeting laws, the Board can only listen to your issue, not respond or take action.  These presentations are limited to three (3) minutes and total time allotted to non-agenda items will not exceed fifteen (15) minutes.  The Board may give direction to staff to respond to your concern or you may be offered the option of returning with a citizen-requested item.

3. You may also complete a “Request to Speak” form to address the Board on Agenda items.  With regard to such agenda items, you may specify that agenda item on your “Request to Speak” form and you will be given an opportunity to speak for up to five (5) minutes when the Board discusses that item.

4. When addressing the Board, speakers are requested to state their name and address from the podium and adhere to the time limits set forth.

5. Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to all, or a majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 4551 Steele Street, Oakland, California.


I. PRELIMINARY

A. CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order by Committee Chair at _______.

B. ROLL CALL

                                         Present         Absent

Tonia Hsieh                    ______            ______

Lauren Brady                 ______            ______

Jeff Duncan-Andrade   ______            ______

Pamala Noli                    ______            ______

Serena Clayton               ______            ______

II. PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

A. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: Non-agenda items: no individual presentation shall be for more than three (3) minutes and the total time for this purpose shall not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. Ordinarily, Board members will not respond to presentations and no action can be taken.  However, the Board may give direction to staff following a presentation.

III. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Review of School Handbooks

B. Student Participation in Head of School Hiring Process

C. Revisit Checklist of Policies for Compliance

D. Website Update & Compliance

E. Board Google Drive & Permissions

F. Translation & Interpretation Plan

IV. ACTION ITEMS

A. Recommendation to the Board Regarding School Handbooks

B. Scheduling Governance Meetings

V. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at _______.


This legislative body conducts business under the meeting requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act.

MEETING AGENDA & RELATED MATERIALS

Agendas for regular board meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Agendas for special meetings as defined by the Brown Act will be posted at the meeting site and the legislative body’s website, if applicable, 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Materials relating to an agenda topic that is a matter of public record in open session, will be made available for public inspection 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting, or, alternatively, when the materials are distributed to at least a majority of board members.

THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

REASONABLE LIMITATIONS MAY BE PLACED ON PUBLIC TESTIMONY

The Governing Board’s presiding officer reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS MAY BE MADE

Notice is hereby given that, consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, special presentations not mentioned in the agenda may be made at this meeting. However, any such presentation will be for information only.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by contacting Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information concerning this agenda or for materials relating to this meeting, please contact Roses in Concrete at 4551 Steele Street Oakland, CA; telephone: (510)-698-3794.